Southwest Airlines announced new flights linking long-served communities along the west coast with new time-saving service. Beginning August 1, 2017, Southwest will offer twice daily service between Sacramento and Long Beach and once daily service between Sacramento and Spokane.
“As we approach 700 departures a day this summer from a total of ten airports in California, we’re continuing an investment in the Golden State that dates back 35 years,” said Andrew Watterson, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer for Southwest. “More Californians embrace us as their hometown carrier not only for the unique value, but [...]
Southwest Airlines announced new flights throughout its previously published schedule that bring San Diego customers the carrier’s 31st destination available through nonstop service, San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, subject to requisite governmental approvals, beginning April 25, 2017, making San Diego International Airport its fourth gateway city in California to offer international service nonstop. Southwest® operates international flights between the Golden State and a total of three cities in Mexico: Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos.
“Cabo and the five new domestic destinations we announced earlier this month from San Diego further [...]
Traveling to Havana, Cuba is soon expected to become much easier with the recent announcement made by the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT). As part of the Obama Administration’s historic effort to normalize relations with Cuba, the DOT proposed to select eight U.S. airlines to begin scheduled flights between Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Orlando, and Tampa and Havana as early as this fall. The proposal came nearly one year after the United States and Cuba reestablished diplomatic relations in July 2015 and today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) finalized its selection of eight U.S. airlines to begin [...]
In June, Southwest inaugurated service at Long Beach Airport, the carrier’s 98th destination service and now offers service in all five major commercial airports in the L.A. basin. Southwest’s first route out of Long Beach was to Oakland and now, on top of much success, Southwest is adding a second route in September.
Beginning September 18, Southwest will start flying to Las Vegas from Long Beach with three daily flights in each direction. Flights are now on sale and fares start as low as $39.00 one-way.
“Southwest is a welcomed addition to Long Beach Airport, where our customers value the convenience and excellent customer service that we provide,” said [...]